Crime

Lexington police charge two in bank robbery

Lexington police obtained warrants Friday charging two men in a March bank robbery.

Michael T. Taylor, 39, and Jermaine M. Benton, 25, were charged with first-degree robbery, according to a news release.

The robbery occurred March 31 at the United Bank at 3098 Harrodsburg Road.

Witnesses told police that a black man entered the bank armed with a pistol and demanded money from tellers. He fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police asked that anyone with information on where to find Taylor or Benton call authorities.

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